On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 2017

Historical Events

  • British MPs vote in favour of the European Union Bill, allowing the government to begin Brexit

Appointment of Interest

Rex Tillerson confirmed as 69th US Secretary of State

Famous Deaths

  • Desmond Carrington, British radio host (The Music Goes Round), dies at 90
  • √Čtienne Tshisekedi, Congolese opposition leader, dies at 84
  • Ken Morrison, English supermarket tycoon (Morrisons), dies at 85
2017 Highlights

About February 1, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad And Boujee - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • UK #1 Song: Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran